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Kenyans see gains in gender equality, but support for women’s empowerment still uneven, Afrobarometer survey finds A majority of Kenyans say the country has made progress toward gender equality. Read more
Kenyans see gains in gender equality, but support for women’s empowerment still uneven Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Kenya. Read more
Despite growing satisfaction with democracy, many Kenyans fear political violence, Afrobarometer survey shows Kenyans are increasingly satisfied with their democracy and overwhelmingly supportive of honest elections as the best way of choosing their leaders, but many fear election-related violence, the latest Afrobarometer survey indicates. Read more
Kenya: Improving democracy in spite of political rhetoric Findings from Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Kenya. Read more
Kenyans’ economic outlook brighter, Afrobarometer survey finds A plurality of Kenyans say the country is going in the right direction – double the optimistic response in 2011. But a majority of citizens still describe economic conditions as bad, according to a new Afrobarometer survey. Read more
How The Gambia is testing West Africa’s resolve to protect democracy By Peter Penar. He is a researcher for Afrobarometer and a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. Read more
Peter Penar
What will Ghanaians expect from their new president? Sarah Brierley and George Ofosu are doctoral candidates in political science at UCLA. Read more
50 ans de liberté d’association: Le droit est solidement ancré en Afrique, quoique loin d’être absolu (Afrobaromètre) A half-century after the United Nations formalized the freedoms of assembly and association, eight out of 10 Africans feel at least “somewhat free” to join any political organisation they want, a new Afrobarometer report shows. Read more
Les Africains veulent-ils encore de la démocratie? (Nouveau rapport d'Afrobaromètre) Une tendance décennale à la hausse de la demande de démocratie parmi les citoyens africains a connu un retournement de tendance en 2012, selon une nouvelle analyse d'Afrobaromètre. Read more
Here’s what Africans think about China’s influence in their countries By Kim Yi Dionne, Five College Assistant Professor of Government at Smith College. She studies identity, public opinion, political behavior, and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries. Read more
Kimi Yi Dionne

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